Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario Resumes Infant Hearing Checks

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The Ontario government is providing $3.8 million to support hearing checks for infants who did not receive the universal newborn hearing screen due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Over the past several months, Infant Hearing Program lead agencies suspended the newborn hearing screen commonly provided pre-discharge from hospitals and in community locations based on the advice of health officials. As the ...

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Little Current has New OPP Detachment

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The Ontario government is opening a new, leading edge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment in Little Current to serve the communities of Manitoulin Island. Outfitted with advanced technology and state-of-the art policing equipment, the new $20 million facility will ensure local OPP personnel have the tools and space they need to provide residents with modern, cost-efficient and high-quality police services. ...

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Premier Doug Ford’s remarks at the AMO 2020 Annual Conference

Well, good morning! My friends, it’s good to be with you today. I have to thank Jamie McGarvey and the entire AMO leadership team for going the extra mile this year to make sure this conference could happen. It’s never been more important to bring our municipal leaders together and stand united because these are extraordinary times. I also want ...

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Ontario Takes Additional Steps to Better Protect Students and Staff

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The Ontario government is providing more than half a billion dollars in supports to school boards to ensure schools across the province will reopen safely in September and to protect students and staff. These supports will enable school boards to provide more physical distancing in classrooms and direct funding to utilize non-school community spaces, and will allow boards to make ...

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L’Ontario élargit son réseau de télévision en circuit fermé pour assurer la sécurité des collectivités

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario entend s’associer aux services de police de toute la province pour élargir le réseau ontarien de télévision en circuit fermé (TCF), un outil essentiel dans la lutte contre la violence armée, les bandes criminalisées et d’autres formes de criminalité. Dans ce but, la province investira 6 millions de dollars sur trois ans au titre de la Subvention ...

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Ontario Expanding Closed-Circuit Television Coverage to Keep Communities Safe

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The Ontario government is looking to partner with police services across the province to expand the coverage of closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems, a key tool in the fight against guns and gangs and other criminal activity. The investment of $6 million over three years will be made available through the Ontario CCTV Grant, a new program designed to further support ...

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Funding will create new jobs and promote technology sector in Northern Ontario

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The Ontario government is providing more than $1 million to support the technology sector, create jobs and help boost the digital economy in the North. Funding is being delivered to eight companies through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC). “As we focus on economic recovery, our government is proud to make targeted investments in growing sectors and businesses here ...

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Le financement créera de nouveaux emplois et favorisera le secteur technologique dans le Nord de l’Ontario

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario accorde plus de un million de dollars pour appuyer le secteur de la technologie, créer des emplois et stimuler l’économie numérique dans le Nord. Le financement est consenti à huit entreprises par l’entremise de la Société de gestion du Fonds du patrimoine du Nord de l’Ontario (SGFPNO). « Tandis que nous mettons l’accent sur la relance ...

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Ontario Opposes New U.S. Tariffs on Aluminum Imports

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T Premier Doug Ford and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement on the U.S.-imposed tariffs on Canadian aluminum imports: “We are disappointed that the U.S. has re-imposed tariffs on imports of aluminum products from Canada, particularly at a time when our trade partnership will be essential to our economic recovery. These tariffs ...

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L’Ontario s’oppose aux nouveaux tarifs américains sur les importations d’aluminium

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Le premier ministre Doug Ford et le ministre du Développement économique, de la Création d’emplois et du Commerce, Vic Fedeli, ont fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante concernant la décision des États-Unis d’imposer de nouveaux tarifs sur les importations d’aluminium canadien : « Nous sommes déçus que les États-Unis aient décidé d’imposer de nouveaux tarifs sur les importations de produits d’aluminium en provenance ...

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Two Sudbury Companies get help to develop in the Health Sector

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The Ontario government is providing more than $1 million to help two companies in Sudbury develop new treatments, devices and technologies to support the health sciences sector. The funding will be delivered through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) and create eight new jobs. “Supporting the health sciences sector across Northern Ontario is an important part of our government’s ...

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Ontario Government offers special promotions for Frontline Workers at Ontario Agencies/Attractions

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The Ontario government is investing $1.5 million through the new Tourism Economic Development Recovery Fund and offering promotional incentives at provincial attractions to help the province’s tourism industry and welcome back visitors after the COVID-19 pandemic. Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, made the announcement during a fireside chat with tourism stakeholders at the Metro Toronto ...

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COVID Alert Available for Download

As Ontarians continue to do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario government is encouraging everyone to download the new COVID Alert app on their smart phone from the Apple and Google Play app stores. This app, which is available beginning today, lets users know if they may have been exposed to the virus. It is ...

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Ontario Encourages All Residents to Take the Ontario Parks 30×30 Challenge

The Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, Jeff Yurek, issued the following statement for all Ontarians: “For months individuals and families have been doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 by staying inside, and I applaud everyone for their effort. With the progress we have made together, and as we move into Stage 3 of reopening the ...

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